first_imgA 62-year-old female patient who expired onTuesday is the first recorded mortality in Bacolod, and among the six positivecases in the city, based on the case bulletin of the Department of Health(DOH)-6 (Western Visayas) on Wednesday night. Private sectors in Bacolod City began spraying disinfectant along the streets amid the threat of coronavirus disease 2019. Photo by Jasmin Egan Bacolod has also recorded three other deathsof patients under investigation (PUIs) with either negative or pending resultsof Covid-19 test, data from the City Health Office (CHO) showed. As of Thursday, Bacolod has a total of 34 PUIsadmitted since February 2. BACOLOD City – Health authorities hereconfirmed the city’s first death from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The latest is a 60-year-old male, who died onWednesday with negative result. He battled lung cancer, and had traveled toManila. The two others include a 60-year-old male, whodied on March 17, but whose negative result came out only on March 26; and a42-year-old male from Cebu, who died on March 29 with still pending result. Of the number, 27 have been discharged whilethree are still confined in isolation. The remaining four are those who alreadydied. Records of DOH-6 showed that out of the sixpositive cases in Bacolod, four are admitted while one has already recoveredand has been discharged. She is a close contact of Patient No. 7, a40-year-old male, confined in the isolation facility of a hospital in Bacolod. Out of the 34 PUIs, 24 tested negative forCovid-19 while six had positive results. Two still have pending results whiletests on two others were not yet done. (With PNA/PN)last_img